Thai Muang Beach Chalets
Travel Blogs from Phangnga
... things by succumbing to the temptation of a banana pancake.
On Friday it was Teachers’ Day and we half expected another day off but Sunny told us that the school still wanted us to go and do the two afternoon classes as normal. So after an hour by the pool in the morning I showered and changed and walked down to the office at midday to be met with the news that we weren’t required to teach after all.
Martin, Russell and I ...
... your bottle for you and let you sit at the tables on the pavement in front of the shop.
Saturday was a much better day weatherwise, the first without rain for quite some time. I managed some time on the beach but returned quite early to get ready to go to the market. The road between Bang La On and Bang Niang had been a mess last year with road works but all the construction work was finished now and the road much improved. So I planned to ...
... but none are inside. Of course people try to sell you food to feed the monkeys. Anyway, if you have never been close to a monkey before, here's a place to get that monkey vibe.
Inside the main cave, the dominant figure is the large reclining Buddha. There are a number of other Buddha images too and a big Chedi which contains bones of the Na Takuathung family who were the local governors about 160 years ago and who arranged for ...
... a collapsed stupa in Myanmar.
Our tour guide arrived and we jumped on our bus at 9:00 and it left to start the tour at 9:20. Our tour guide was called Judy and we were on the 1528 bus.
First stop was at the Merlion at 9:35 for 20 minutes. A nice view from here over Marina Bay and Marina Bay Sands Hotel, the Art Science Museum and the Singapore flyer. The Merlion is a mythical creature with the head of a lion and the body ...
... standing alone by myself. Afterwards, I tried reading some of the materials they suggested but didn't last long with the swaying of the boat. It was either I continue reading and barf or call it a night and get ready for next morning. Easy decision.
The 3 days on board were amazing. Each morning at 6am, one of the the crew would walk by the rooms, knocking on each door to signal breakfast time. This was the only hard part, not because ...
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